Security Threats for Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF)

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This document analyzes security threats of the Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF), including the vulnerabilities of duplicate packet detection and relay set selection mechanisms. This document is not intended to propose solutions to the threats described.


Jiazi Yi (
Thomas Clausen (
Ulrich Herberg (

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